Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months

Monkey has gone back to school today, and although at times he has driven me mad, in general he’s been a pleasure to spend time with.  It’s been wonderful to watch his blossoming confidence aged 7 years 4 months, this April. From trying new experiences in London, and coping with staying… Continue reading »

New highs in October

New highs in October

As I look ahead to Monkey turning 7 next month, I’m reminded of some new highs in October.  My lovely, timid child is changing in so many ways, slowly coming out of his shell and joining in with activities.  Towards the end of last month we celebrated Daddy P’s birthday… Continue reading »

Joining in with Sports Day

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

You might have read my post yesterday, it’s fair to say that Sports Day is not a date on the calendar that’s looked forward to with any great fondness.  Monkey doesn’t like it, in fact that’s quite an understatement.  Joining in with Sports Day just doesn’t happen here. We woke… Continue reading »

Roller coasters and suspension bridges

Roller coasters and suspension bridges

Sometimes life seems like one long roller coaster ride, with so many highs and a few lows along the way.  Our recent holiday was a real high point, we made lots of memories and saw Monkey’s confidence take another step forward.  The last few weeks has been all about roller coasters… Continue reading »

Pedaling to confidence

Pedaling to confidence

As many of you know Monkey takes his time with everything and learning to pedal was a prime example. Over last summer he reverted back to his scooter and as we’ve had to upgrade that, I was worried that Monkey would soon outgrow his bike without having said goodbye to… Continue reading »

Self Belief Award

Self Belief Award

My son excelled himself last Wednesday.  He really showed that he can surprise even himself.  He won a Self Belief Award and I could not be any prouder of him right now. Monkey doesn’t like sports.  He appears to be taking after Daddy P, rather than me and my side… Continue reading »